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to turn, now, to the economy and the race for the white house. the nation's unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% in september, bringing it below 8% for the first time in more than 3 1/2 years. as for jobs, 114,000 were created last month. while the numbers from july and august were revised higher by 86,000. so, with just 31 days to go before the election, what impact will this have on the race? it's "your voice, your vote." and our david kerley is in orlando, florida, with the latest. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. mitt romney is here in florida. this battleground state. and he comes to florida without one of his most potent weapons because that jobs reporter raced the claim that the unemployment rate has been above 8% for nearly four years. that change completely altered the political landscape and narrative of the last week. in virginia, there was no public high-fiving. but the jobs numbers were cheered by supporters of the president. >> the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> reporter: also in virginia, mitt romney's post-debate
. not on the economy, which is improving. but rather, the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, which resulted in the death of the ambassador and three other americans. >> he is doubling down on denial. when the vice president of the united states directly contradicts the testimony, sworn testimony of state department officials, american citizens have a right to know just what's going on. >> reporter: romney was referring to the debate. one of the first questions from abc's martha raddatz. asking joe biden why there wasn't more security in benghazi, libya. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. we did not know they wanted more security. >> reporter: who is the we in that statement? just the white house, says the president's spokesman. this story has such a big chance of spinning out of control, that secretary of state clinton, went before cameras to try and explain. >> to this day, we do not have a complete picture. >> reporter: the romney's team move, part of a search for undecided voters. team obama is doubling down on star power to sway that group. this morning, releasing an ad narra
'm not going to raise taxes on anyone, cause when the economy's growing slow like this, whewe're in recession you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. mplan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting pple back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. my priority is putting pple back to work in america. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. >> live, and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. good morning once again at morning,his friday october 12. for members of the d.c. air guard, 24 members of the winged security forces got to be reunited with their families early this morning. they spent six months in the arab emirates training soldiers in basic law enforcement and security. nationals could be on their to the national league championship series with a win tonight. there was drama last night when run inorth had a home the ninth inning. will a much more coming up on newschannel 8 throughout th
to jobs and the economy, he doesn't really have anything to add to what he's been doing over the last four years. i don't think we could afford four more years like the last four years. >> reporter: even though there is less than a month to election day, both candidates are doing more than just pressing the flesh. they're still raising money. tonight in los angeles mr. obama will be joined by bill clinton at a fund-raiser, and the president continues to shatter records. he's nearly doubled the number of fund-raisers george bush held and has dwarfed his other predecessors. it's paid off. last month a new fund-raising record, $181 million in just 30 days. a total of 835 million breaking his own record of four years ago. mitt romney has raised at least $548 million, and here's what's remarkable, if both men had stayed in what's known as the public financing system in which they can't take huge donations but then get matching federal funds, they could have only each spent $135 million. that means the president has really raised six times what he would have been allowed if he had stayed in the
other liars. and there was this exchange on the economy. >> we're going in the wrong direction. look at where we are. the economy is barely limping along. >> shouldn't be surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own life. they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> so many exchanges like that one. analysts say biden's aggressiveness will likely rally democrats. while ryan's calm, reassuring manner will likely appeal to swing voters. >>> congressional debate in los angeles got physical. congressman brad sherman, grabbing his opponent. at one point, actually shouting, do you want to get into this? right there. they got so close to each other. a sheriff's deputy had to step in and break things up. >>> and there are new calls for a criminal investigation into the massachusetts pharmacy blamed for the nationwide meningitis outbreak. 14 people have now died in 11 states. the outbreak has been traced to tainted steroid shots. regulators said they were powerless to improve conditions at the
as the economy could take a turn for the worse. the international monetary fund has issued a new warning saying even the economic powerhouses of china, india and brazil, are slowing down because of uncertainty about fiscal policies here in the u.s. and in europe. one expert says, and i quote, risks for a serious global slowdown are alarmingly high, end quote. >>> there's been a break in a murder case that shocked people in southern texas. david hartley, gun downed by mexican criminals. while jet skiing with his wife on a lake that straddles the border. mexican authorities have arrested salvador martinez in connection with hartley's death. he is one of several drug lords captured or killed in recent days. >>> a horrifying highway accident caught on camera in china. a tanker carrying liquefied natural gas in an explosion. after a collision. you see it here. five people were killed in the blast. it destroyed seven cars and trucks. >>> and some promising news in the fight against alzheimer's this morning. researchers say an experimental drug called solanezumab slowed memory loss by 34% among people
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